Another Tuesday Election
Tuesday, January 8th, 2008
Today, a Tuesday, New Hampshire voters head to the polls in the United States’ first primary election for president. Billions of dollars will be spent on this year’s presidential election, yet America ranks far behind most countries in the world in voter turnout: 139th of 172.
If you’re new around here, Why Tuesday? is an effort to have an open and honest conversation about the state of our voting system. And that’s why we ask a simple question that most politicians, though they live and die for election day, cannot answer: why do we vote on Tuesday, a day smack in the middle of the work week? Know the answer? If not, you’re not alone. Click the button below.